Category Archives: Internet Privacy Week

Snowden, PRISM, and Surveillance: an Aftermath

In the wake of Edward Snowden’s leaked information about government surveillance activities, Congress passed a law restricting some of the actions of US intelligence agencies. This law, known as the USA Freedom Act, was a valiant attempt to rein in excesses of the National Security Agency (NSA). As part of Internet Privacy week, Namecheap is … Continue reading Snowden, PRISM, and Surveillance: an Aftermath

Whois Privacy: Make Your Public Data Less Vulnerable

Do you get a lot of robocalls on your cell phone? How about unsolicited text messages offering you a logo for your new website? Is your spam folder overflowing with offers for SEO services? Do you wonder how in the world they got your contact information? Whenever you register any domain name, you’re required by … Continue reading Whois Privacy: Make Your Public Data Less Vulnerable

A Guide for Avoiding Email Scams

Every day, 156 million fake emails soliciting personal information land in inboxes around the world. They often look every bit as legitimate as regular emails. With so much fraud out there, what’s the best way to separate emails you need to read from the ones that could harm you? If you or someone you know find yourselves … Continue reading A Guide for Avoiding Email Scams

Join Us For Internet Privacy Week

Almost every time you visit a website or use a mobile app, someone is collecting data about you. However, across the globe there are few laws that govern how companies collect this data or what they can do with it. To address this issue, Namecheap is collaborating with TechDirt to bring you Internet Privacy Week (Oct. 18-24). We will … Continue reading Join Us For Internet Privacy Week